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Forum: Canada 10-03-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9,394
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Posted By Keating
Premature jubilation. Honda couldn't find a black...

Premature jubilation. Honda couldn't find a black one in Ontario, and by that time the white one on the floor was prepped to go to another dealer.(SWMBO didn't like the white, anyway.)

Would love...
Forum: Canada 09-29-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
So SWMBO finally bit the bullet and bought a...

So SWMBO finally bit the bullet and bought a bike.
Not my first choice, but $1999 for a brand new CBR125R is cheap like borscht.
She did the OSC course this time last year and got her M2, but...
Forum: Canada 09-29-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
This. The first run i went on with Berger and...

This.
The first run i went on with Berger and MBD were on fairly mild roads with some loose pebble and sandy patches...yet every time i'd roll over some sand with my front Deathwing TW21 and Dunlop...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
Doesn't everyone? I'm more likely to hang it out...

Doesn't everyone? I'm more likely to hang it out in a corner, attempt that water crossing, or wheelie through the whoops if I there's someone with me who can help pick up the bike, drag it out of the...
Forum: Canada 07-28-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
Did you explore any of the other sites/lakes in...

Did you explore any of the other sites/lakes in North Frontenac?
according to the availability app online most sites are booked up for the rest of the season.
Wondering if there are any other...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14,846
Views: 1,594,969
Posted By Keating
Bingo. Eagle Mike even has a shim kit...

Bingo. Eagle Mike even has a shim kit (http://www.eaglemike.com/countershaft-sprocket-shim-kit-cssk.htm) to tighten up the countershaft sproket lateral play.
Forum: Canada 04-28-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Whereabouts? Looks like...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Whereabouts?

Looks like most snow is gone...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 160,638
Posted By Keating
Backwoods brilliant! Instead of a smaller jet,...

Backwoods brilliant!
Instead of a smaller jet, they put a fine wire in the jet to restrict the fuel flow!

Loving the RR! Subscribed!
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14,846
Views: 1,594,969
Posted By Keating
Wrap the paper around the fork stanchion and work...

Wrap the paper around the fork stanchion and work it down between the Stanchion and the seal lip. Rotate it around the stanchion (hold it in your hand and twist like a motorcycle throttle) and pull...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14,846
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Posted By Keating
excellent! I'll check that out. Thanks!

excellent! I'll check that out.
Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14,846
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Posted By Keating
Could be an exhaust header leak but would be the...

Could be an exhaust header leak but would be the most unique exhaust leak I've ever heard, as the tempo of the chirp is relative to wheel speed, not revs.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14,846
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Posted By Keating
Definitely not the exhaust. It was gutted last...

Definitely not the exhaust. It was gutted last year. Empty can.
And not coming from the back.

Like I said, it sounds like a dry bearing.
It reminds me of one of these Audubon bird calls, but...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14,846
Views: 1,594,969
Posted By Keating
high pitched chirp in front end.

When i'm rolling around at parking lot speed, or a little more, I can hear a high pitched "chirp chirp chirp" coming from the front end.
Sounds like a dry bearing. Very hard to hear over the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 92,728
Posted By Keating
The User Manual tubes from Tractor Supply sit a...

The User Manual tubes from Tractor Supply sit a 30oz MSR bottle perfectly.
As a matter of fact, Twisted Throttle (http://www.twistedthrottle.com/twisted-throttle-tool-tube-w-mounting-kit) sells them...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14,846
Views: 1,594,969
Posted By Keating
Busted spring seat? I don't know what the stock...

Busted spring seat?
I don't know what the stock spring seat is made out of. (My bike came with an aftermarket shock/spring installed.)
Stamped steel? rusted out?
Spring, spring seat, or preload...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14,846
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Posted By Keating
Pfft! Tribal lore! :rofl

Pfft! Tribal lore! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14,846
Views: 1,594,969
Posted By Keating
Probably air. I can lock up my rear, at any...

Probably air. I can lock up my rear, at any speed, with moderate pressure.
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
Must have been all the talk of OGTC. :rofl

Must have been all the talk of OGTC. :rofl
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
Thanks Mike, I was fixated on the wear that may...

Thanks Mike, I was fixated on the wear that may have occurred...I hadn't even gone to the "what else is butchered" ponderance... :(:

On the upside, the bike still doesn't burn a stain of oil,...
Forum: Canada 04-06-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
That was certainly the implication.

That was certainly the implication.
Forum: Canada 04-05-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
Well fuck. So punched almost 4k on my KLR last...

Well fuck.
So punched almost 4k on my KLR last season.
OGTC said oil was fresh when I picked it up. Looked nice and clear in the eyeball, so I didn't think twice.
Today when getting the bike...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-04-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 92,728
Posted By Keating
What's more confusing is the fact that there ARE...

What's more confusing is the fact that there ARE two different threads, but they each reference BOTH rides...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,315,750
Posted By Keating
Vacuum leaks can manifest in lots of ways. A...

Vacuum leaks can manifest in lots of ways. A crack that flexes with vibrations, etc, could cause surging...
A pinhole, could cause a slight, even decrease in vacuum that isn't really noticeable at...
Forum: Canada 03-25-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
They were on sale for $60 again last week. Keep...

They were on sale for $60 again last week.
Keep your eyes open.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,315,750
Posted By Keating
Propane plumbers torch (unlit) works. You can...

Propane plumbers torch (unlit) works.
You can get by with more gas on a bigger engine because all the possible leakage areas are spread out...
With a small area like a KLR, just barely crack the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,315,750
Posted By Keating
Don't know that it's rich under load. At idle,...

Don't know that it's rich under load.
At idle, no load, it probably has more than enough vac to overcome a small leak. He probably was lean under load until he started moving the clip up on the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,315,750
Posted By Keating
Vacuum leak. Without good vacuum, your vaccuum...

Vacuum leak.
Without good vacuum, your vaccuum actuated carb isn't opening.
Vacuum is "least" under load, so you've got enough vacuum to idle and get through low gears (less engine load), but when...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14,846
Views: 1,594,969
Posted By Keating
Yup. If that motor isn't torn down for...

Yup.
If that motor isn't torn down for inspection forthwith (may already be too late), there's going to be a 685 kit in its future to deal with the scored cylinder walls.
Forum: Canada 03-22-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
<iframe width="420" height="315"...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/hUVwR0rw5fk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Canada 03-18-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
What are folks using for tubes? Most of the UHD...

What are folks using for tubes? Most of the UHD tubes I see are Butyl rubber, which from what I've seen, patches won't stick to, worth a shit.
I'd rather a somewhat lighter tube that can be patched...
Forum: Canada 03-18-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
I didn't realize they were small enough to get...

I didn't realize they were small enough to get through the valve stem.
I thought you'd have to punch a hole, put them in and patch it. :eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 92,728
Posted By Keating
So...Rotella T5 15w40 or T6 5w40? :rofl

So...Rotella T5 15w40 or T6 5w40?
:rofl
Forum: Canada 03-17-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
I just got an email recently that Pete's is...

I just got an email recently that Pete's is online ONLY now.
Thought that was interesting. Kind of a bummer. I'd hoped to go browse at some point.



How do you get airsoft pellets into your...
Forum: Canada 03-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
Most places jack up the price of the tires...

Most places jack up the price of the tires sufficiently to subsidize a ridiculous shop rate for mounting.

ie. $30 to mount, but $10 of it is hidden in the tire cost, so their rate to mount their...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 92,728
Posted By Keating
Not concerned, per se. Sorry bout draggin your...

Not concerned, per se. Sorry bout draggin your other post into this thread.
Just a tad curious as the website for the RREE says "Bike will be inspected for: Appropriate tires (DOT knobby)"
I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 92,728
Posted By Keating
Those were the tires Juames just mentioned...

Those were the tires Juames just mentioned mounting in another thread, in prep for pre-riding.

I just took delivery of these, (though I'm not riding the RR) for some summer fun.
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 92,728
Posted By Keating
:scratch Says Juames: ...

:scratch

Says Juames:
http://i454.photobucket.com/albums/qq265/juames_photo/IMG_20140305_102806.jpg (http://s454.photobucket.com/user/juames_photo/media/IMG_20140305_102806.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,315,750
Posted By Keating
Bummer. I was considering swapping in a 08+...

Bummer. I was considering swapping in a 08+ caliper with Galfer green pads, SS braided line and sticking with the stock rotor.
I don't really like the idea of using limited availability aftermarket...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5,243
Views: 1,315,750
Posted By Keating
Gen I and Gen II Front brake Caliper compatibility.

Kind of a two pointed question.

All the 320mm brake rotor conversion kits seem to be split upto 2007, and 2008+.

Is there a difference in the caliper that causes this? or is it a rotor/wheel...
Forum: Canada 03-01-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9,394
Views: 619,042
Posted By Keating
Looks very nicely done. Very clean. Do you know...

Looks very nicely done. Very clean.
Do you know if they use a rim strip under there so you can adjust spokes without compromising the seal?
Seems like a thick teflon strip, then a "conventional"...
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